Tom Dempsey

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Hill 16 in full cry during the All-Ireland final replay defeat of Kerry  last year. Not having the Hill standing sentry in their big matches at the very least disrupts the status quo for champions Dublin. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

“The sea of green was unreal. There were green jerseys everywhere. I don’t know how they did it but the Limerick supporters seemed to make up 75 per (...)

Wexford’s Lee Chin in action against Tipperary in last year’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship semi-final at  Croke Park, Dublin. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

In a very busy schedule of events Wexford GAA, undaunted by pandemic, are running their McCauley Wellness Programme online for the next fortnight. Dur(...)

The US flag is seen at half-mast on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York on April 11th. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images

As a child in Massachusetts in the 1940s, Mary Roman developed polio and part of her rehabilitation included riding a horse to bolster her leg power. (...)

Fine Gael candidate Tom Dempsey (left) with MEP Mairead McGuinness and Kildare South TD Martin Heydon. ‘I have atoned and made a fresh start,’ says Mr Dempsey.

A Fine Gael local election candidate who was previously convicted after embezzling £63,000 from the public health service in the 1990s, is now running(...)

Wexford’s Tom Dempsey in action against Billy Dooley and Martin Hanamy of Offaly at Croke Park in June 1999. Photograph: Joe St Leger/The Irish Times

Just last week, former Clare captain and manager Anthony Daly was reflecting on the fact that Waterford’s success in getting Walsh Park passed for hom(...)

Tom Dempsey outside Heuston Station, Dublin: “The Luas drivers put up a good fight to get what they wanted but I just hope that our dispute doesn’t last as long.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

“It’s the Government that holds the purse strings to this dispute,” says Tom Dempsey (58), who has worked for Iarnród Éireann for the last 33 years. (...)

 Tony Doran in action for Wexford against Offaly in 1984. “We happened to come up against strong Kilkenny teams all along the line and then Offaly emerged as well.” Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Wexford hurling teams are like forest fires. They catch without warning and the blaze is instantaneous and intense. Sunday’s Leinster final appearance(...)

Liam Dunne: “I wanted to stay on for another year, everybody knew that. It didn’t happen and I think, in fairness, it’s been good for me and good for the players.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Liam Dunne will find a way. As of midweek, he had no ticket for tonight’s showdown with Kilkenny in Wexford Park but panic is not his way. He will be (...)

Cathal O’Malley was rushed to the Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore where he was pronounced dead. Image: Google Street View

Tributes were paid today to father of two Cathal O’Malley (45) from Co Galway, killed when his horse fell on him during a competitive hunter tr(...)

DJ Carey in action against Tipperary’s Bobby Ryan during the 1991 All-Ireland final. Photo: James Meehan

It says something about the enduring appeal of DJ Carey that more than seven years after he retired from inter-county hurling the launch of his autobi(...)